This week 96FM spoke with toy suppliers around Cork.
Did you know…
Each year, 60 million Barbie dolls are sold, contributing emissions equivalent to burning 381 million gallons of gasoline.
In France alone, more than 40 million toys end up as waste each year, and in the UK almost a third of parents have admitted to throwing away toys in good working order because their children have finished playing with them.
If you want to know more:
Yale environmental review here
Creating a circular economy for toys here